Teenager's jaw broken during filmed attack

By Ben Fitzgerald - 16 November 2018

Crime

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year old man was assaulted near the Orbital Shopping Centre in North Swindon.

At approximately 5pm yesterday (Thursday 16 November), the man received serious injuries to his jaw after he was attacked by another male. 

The victim was taken to hospital where he is currently undergoing surgery.  

Although the assault was carried out by one person it's believed a number of other young people were present at the scene and witnessed the incident. 

Det Sgt Scott Anger, from Swindon CID, said:  "We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed what was a serious assault on one person.  
"We believe mobile phone footage of the incident was taken and I would appeal for the holder of that to come forward. 
"Our investigations are continuing and if you can help with our enquiries in any way please contact me at Swindon CID." 

You can contact DS Scott Anger on 101 quoting crime reference number 54180108556.  Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, please contact us via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.  

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